January Publications

February 5, 2020

Below is a selection of papers that appeared in January 2020  reporting the results of research using the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC), or acknowledging the use of Harvard’s Odyssey Cluster, Northeastern’s Discovery Cluster, the Boston University Shared Computing Cluster and MIT's Engaging Cluster all of which are housed at the MGHPCC.

João Alves, Catherine Zucker, Alyssa A. Goodman, Joshua S. Speagle, Stefan Meingast, Thomas Robitaille, Douglas P. Finkbeiner, Edward F. Schlafly and Gregory M. Green (2020), A Galactic-scale gas wave in the solar neighborhood, Nature, doi: 10.1038/s41586-019-1874-z
Brian Arnold, Mashaal Sohail, Crista Wadsworth, Jukka Corander, William P Hanage, Shamil Sunyaev, Yonatan H Grad (2020), Fine-Scale Haplotype Structure Reveals Strong Signatures of Positive Selection in a Recombining Bacterial Pathogen, Molecular Biology and Evolution, doi: 10.1093/molbev/msz225
Amir Bitran, William M. Jacobs, Xiadi Zhai, and Eugene Shakhnovich (2020), Cotranslational folding allows misfolding-prone proteins to circumvent deep kinetic traps, PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1913207117
Andrés N Salcedo, Benjamin D Wibking, David H Weinberg, Hao-Yi Wu, Douglas Ferrer, Daniel Eisenstein, Philip Pinto (2020), Cosmology with stacked cluster weak lensing and cluster–galaxy cross-correlations, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, doi: 10.1093/mnras/stz2963
Debjani Sihi, Eric A. Davidson, Kathleen E. Savage, Dong Liang (2020), Simultaneous numerical representation of soil microsite production and consumption of carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide using probability distribution functions, Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/gcb.14855
Lindsay J. Underhill, W. Stuart Dols, Sharon K. Lee, M. Patricia Fabian and Jonathan I. Levy (2020), Quantifying the impact of housing interventions on indoor air quality and energy consumption using coupled simulation models, J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol., doi: 10.1038/s41370-019-0197-3
V.V. Volkov, R. Chelli, R. Righini, C.C. Perry (2020), Indigo chromophores and pigments: Structure and dynamics, Dyes and Pigments, doi: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2019.107761
Yichao Wang Prof. Sooran Kim Dr. Jingyu Lu Guangyuan Feng Prof. Xin Li (2020), A Study of Cu Doping Effects in P2‐Na0.75Mn0.6Fe0.2(CuxNi0.2‐x)O2 Layered Cathodes for Sodium‐Ion Batteries, Batteries and Supercaps, doi: 10.1002/batt.201900172
Xiao Wu Yi Xu Bradley P. Carlin (2020), Optimizing interim analysis timing for Bayesian adaptive commensurate designs, Statistics in Medicine, doi: 10.1002/sim.8414
Sibin Yang, Dao-Xin Yao and Anders W. Sandvik (2020), Deconfined quantum criticality in spin-1/2 chains with long-range interactions, arXiv: 2001.02821 [physics.comp-ph]
Muni Zhou, Nuno F. Loureiro, Dmitri A. Uzdensky (2020), Multi-scale dynamics of magnetic flux tubes and inverse magnetic energy transfer, arXiv: 2001.07291 [astro-ph.HE]
Catherine Zucker, Joshua S. Speagle, Edward F. Schlafly, Gregory M. Green, Douglas P. Finkbeiner, Alyssa Goodman, João Alves (2020), A compendium of distances to molecular clouds in the Star Formation Handbook, arXiv: 2001.00591 [astro-ph.GA]
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Research projects

Dusty With a Chance of Star Formation
Checking the Medicine Cabinet to Interrupt COVID-19 at the Molecular Level
Not Too Hot, Not Too Cold But Still, Is It Just Right?​
Smashing Discoveries​
Microbiome Pattern Hunting
Modeling the Air we Breathe
Exploring Phytoplankton Diversity
The Computer Will See You Now
Computing the Toll of Trapped Diamondback Terrapins
Edging Towards a Greener Future
Physics-driven Drug Discovery
Modeling Plasma-Surface Interactions
Sensing Subduction Zones
Neural Networks & Earthquakes
Small Stars, Smaller Planets, Big Computing
Data Visualization using Climate Reanalyzer
Getting to Grips with Glassy Materials
Modeling Molecular Engines
Forest Mapping: When the Budworms come to Dinner
Exploring Thermoelectric Behavior at the Nanoscale
The Trickiness of Talking to Computers
A Genomic Take on Geobiology
From Grass to Gas
Teaching Computers to Identify Odors
From Games to Brains
The Trouble with Turbulence
A New Twist
A Little Bit of This... A Little Bit of That..
Looking Like an Alien!
Locking Up Computing
Modeling Supernovae
Sound Solution
Lessons in a Virtual Test Tube​
Higgs Boson Spotted in Holyoke?
Crack Computing
Automated Real-time Medical Imaging Analysis
Towards a Smarter Greener Grid
Heading Off Head Blight
Organic Light-Harvesting Antennae
Art and AI
Excited by Photons
Tapping into an Ocean of Data
Computing Global Change
Star Power
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